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Principal/Sr. Principal Engineer Mechanical

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work - and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems - Marine Systems (NGMS-MS) is seeking a Principal/Sr. Principal Mechanical Engineer to join our team of qualified and diverse individuals. The Mechanical Design Engineer will support the development of new missile launch hardware designs, hardware procurement/production, and test activities.

Responsibilities can include but not limited to:

  • Lead a group of engineers to support missile launch hardware design activities
  • Lead the design of missile launching, handling, and test equipment using solid modeling tools
  • Interface directly with customer and upper management to status activities
  • Coordinate planning and scheduling of major activities
  • Select and evaluate materials suitable for underwater systems
  • Provide test program support
  • Participate in the generation and revision of engineering drawings and models
  • Participate in the resolution of technical issues related to test hardware issuesDomestic travel will be required.

    Qualifications - External
    Basic Qualifications for Principal Mechanical Engineer
    • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering
    • 5+ years relevant experience with Bachelor's degree (3+ with Master's degree)
    • Ability to multi-task and balance multiple projects simultaneously
    • Strong communication and organizational skills
    • Ability to work independently on projects with minimal lead or management oversight
    • Must be a US citizen with the ability to obtain a DOD secret clearanceBasic Qualifications for Senior Principal Mechanical Engineer
      • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering
      • 9 or more years relevant experience with Bachelor's degree (5+ with Master's degree)
      • Ability to balance and influence multiple competing priorities and individuals
      • Strong communication and organizational skills
      • Ability to lead a team of up to 8 engineers
      • Must be a US citizen with the ability to obtain a DOD secret clearancePreferred Qualifications:
        • Strong background in machine design, strength of materials, and materials technology
        • Experience in developing design concepts, performing trade studies, and conducting supporting evaluations and analyses
        • Experience with CAD modeling (NX, CREO, SolidWorks, or equivalent)
        • Experience in ASME Y14.5 and ASME Y14.100 Dimensioning, Tolerancing, and Engineering Drawing Practices
        • Experience in executing projects in cross-functional matrix organization with other engineering disciplines
        • Experience in technical presentation and interfacing with customers
        • Experience in working with vendors and suppliers
        • An active DOD Secret clearance
        • Previous experience in defense or aerospace industry
        • Knowledge in EVMS Salary Range: $92,200 USD - $138,400 USD
          Salary Range 2: $114,300 USD - $178,500 USD

          Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

          The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 .

          Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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